For example, did you know that there is a command called "The Listeners" that lets you know that it's always there to listen and watch? Or that Alexa can make crazy animal sounds and has a scary laugh? For whatever reason, these features are part of the Amazon Echo device and the Alexa app.
Continue reading to learn the most bizarre features of your Amazon Echo.
The audience is always listening and watching
This is super scary. So if you're home alone and you're slightly freaked out, skip it. If you say "Alexa, ask the listeners", Alexa will say things like "We are always listening" and disturbing with unpleasant pauses. You can continue a conversation with the language assistant, but it's getting weirder.
Alexa told me, "they" would take care of me, even if I sleep, enough to separate the echo and call it is a night. If you do not want to talk to the creepy bot anymore, just say "stop". Then it says, "We are sorry to finally know that you are confused, and now you have to leave us." Thanks for the nightmares, Amazon.
Note that this is just a program and Amazon does not actually look at you.when you talk to Alexa to improve the response settings.
Your Amazon Echo can sneeze
Achoo! Time to wipe your echo because it sneezes a storm. But wait, it's not a living thing, so it should not sneeze. Just ask, "Alexa, can you sneeze?" and it will say, "You're in luck, I can sneeze on orders. Achoo!" The sneezing is not very convincing.
There is also a skill called "I just sneezed" that you can activate. If you say "Alexa, I just sneezed," the voice assistant says, "Bless yourself," or "Say it, do not spray it."
It will not mean anything to you.
If you can not remember how to spell a word like "hippopotamus," Alexa is just right to help you. But it's strange that the bot knows the "magic icup" trick (eye-see-you-pee). If you ask Alexa to write "icup," she'll say, "I'd rather not answer that." But if you ask to spell something like "rose gold," it will say, "r-o-s-e space g-o-l-d." Why does not that mean "icup" like "I space c-u-p"?
Alexa will also not spell or saybecause it should say "nothing rude".
Alexa snores to help you fall asleep
Yes, Alexa can snore. I'm not sure who enjoys falling asleep while snoring. It seems like it's hard to get into unpredictable sounds. Maybe it's the intention that you feel comfortable when you're dozing alone, or maybe it's for people who can not sleep without the sounds of snoring. Either way, it's just funny. Try it out by saying, "Alexa, play snoring sounds." -1e42-45c3-a7da-7786648f98de / img-1900.jpg “/>
Did you really think snoring sounds would help you sleep?
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More things that Alexa can hold off the wall
- "Alexa, rap."
- "Alexa, Beatbox."
- "Alexa, sing."
- "Alexa, laugh for me."
- "Alexa, make fart sounds."
- "Alexa, make monkey noises."
What's the strangest thing your Amazon Echo did? Let us know in the comments! Want to know more about crazy tricks that Amazon Echo can perform? Take a look at these Alexa Easter eggs.
Originally released earlier this month.
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